HIPAA Medical Privacy and Transition Rules: Overkill Or Overdue? : Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundred Eighth Congress, First Session, Washington, DC, September 23, 2003

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Page 27 - Under HIPAA, a code set is any set of codes used for encoding data elements, such as tables of terms, medical concepts, medical diagnosis codes, or medical procedure codes. Medical data code sets used in the
Page 163 - records enjoy a level of protection so that no additional protections are needed for psychiatric or other sensitive information. In fact, the US Supreme Court recognized the special status of mental health information in its
Page 29 - national associations, such as the American Medical Association, the American Hospital Association, the Health Insurance Association of America, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
Page 68 - Chairman, members of the Committee, thank you very much for this opportunity to testify on the issue of
Page 144 - maintains that the patient should be able to opt out before the fundraising communication is sent. For example, a commercial fundraising organization for a health facility could use confidential information about a Governor being a patient at that facility without the Governor's consent for use in their fundraising. The APA is particularly concerned about the need for sensitivity with
Page 110 - the uses and disclosures of protected health information that may be made by the covered entity, and of the individual's rights and the covered entity's legal duties with respect to protected health information.
Page 167 - you for this opportunity to testify, and we look forward to working with the Committee on medical records privacy issues.
Page 152 - individual's home) (Section 164.502) • the right to inspect and copy one's own health information with the exception of psychotherapy notes and when the access is reasonably likely to endanger the life and physical safety of the individual or another person (Section 164.524) • the
Page 131 - Please do not hesitate to call on the APA as a resource, should there be any way in which we might be able to assist
Page 110 - make a good faith effort to obtain a written acknowledgment of receipt of the notice" except in emergency situations. The acknowledgment of the receipt of notice of the privacy practices is not a consent for treatment.

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